Navy Says Its Review Of $715M Wharf Add-On Is Sound

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Navy on Monday asked a Washington federal judge to toss a suit brought by two anti-nuclear proliferation groups seeking to thwart construction of a $715 million nuclear submarine-related wharf near Seattle, arguing it has complied with the National Environmental Policy Act.

Plaintiffs Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility claim the Navy violated the NEPA when it approved plans to build a second Puget Sound wharf to handle Trident missile upgrades for eight nuclear-powered submarines based there.

The Navy...
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